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People

Total Population 2,765
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 40.1%
Employed Population 16+ 957
Age of the Population 60

Families

% of people married 68.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 43.3%
Median Earnings25+ $26,894
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $18,578

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,932
% Above Poverty Level 94.4%
% Below Poverty Level 5.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 12.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,033
Median House Value $253,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.6%
US/American 0%
English 17.7%
Irish 9.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Laurel Park Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles S of Asheville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Henderson
Standard Zip Codes 28739
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.313
Longitude -82.493

Laurel Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HENDERSONVILLE 1 NE
Distance 2.8 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 47 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 56.6 inches
Station ASHEVILLE RGNL AP
Distance 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 46 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
Station FLETCHER 2 NE
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 49 F
Apr Temp 40 to 69 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Laurel Park, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hendersonvlle (28739)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Biltmore Forest 1,474 $165,625
Brevard 7,656 $49,346
Fletcher 7,394 $72,120
Hendersonville 13,457 $49,695
Saluda 656 $46,484
Tryon 1,624 $51,579

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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